Simon Dalby examines the recent rise of populism and the dangers it poses for the international system, in particular the coordinating climate change policies.
Thomas Homer-Dixon and Jack Goldstone argue that the U.S. government’s checks and balances are not strong enough to prevent a dictatorship under Trump.
Avoiding catastrophes: seeking synergies among the public health, environmental protection, and human security sectors
Global health catastrophes have complex origins, often rooted in social disruption, poverty, conflict, and environmental collapse. Avoiding them will require a new integrative analysis of the links between disease, armed conflict, and environmental degradation within a socioecological vulnerability and human security context.
Thomas Homer-Dixon suggests Alberta could diversify its economy by becoming a leader in enhanced geothermal systems.
Bessma Momani argues that Turkish society, polity and democracy will be collateral damage as Mr. Erdogan “cleanses” Turkey of Gulenists.
David Welch and Benoit Hardy-Chartrand recommend patience from the international community to allow China time to realize that this legal setback is not the loss it seems to be at first blush.
Thomas Homer-Dixon argues that the Leap Manifesto is a profoundly divisive document at the very moment when we need to find common ground on climate change.
Dr. Audra Mitchell and PhD candidate Jessica West urge Canada to take a lead developing new, innovative ways to maintain sustainable, peaceful uses of outer space.
Bessma Momani and Jillian Stirk explain how Canadian diversity is a competitive advantage.
Micheál J. Kelly
BSIA PhD candidate Dan Herman and Micheál Kelly of the Lazaridis School of Business and Economics argue for policy to help scale up our start ups.